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2022 brings changes to COVID-19 disease investigation and contact tracing methods across Illinois
The McLean County Health Department (MCHD) will offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics specifically for children aged 5-11 on the following dates and times:
To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, get vaccinated as soon as you can and wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
Mosquitoes collected from 61705 zip code test positive for the virusBird collected in 61761 zip code tested positive for the virus
Fair organizers offer incentives to those who still need to be vaccinated
McLean County Reviews COVID-Related Death Reports
McLean County Health Department Expands Into Phase 1B Plus Population. Appointments available for clinics this week
Today’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Cancelled Due to Late ShipmentRescheduled for Friday.
Wednesday’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Cancelled Due to Late Shipment
McLean County Community Partners Team Up With Health Department For Targeted Vaccine Clinics
New Dates Announced for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Cancelled in McLean County Last Week
McLean County Health Department and Carle BroMenn Medical Center Schedule More Vaccine Appointments
One clinic canceled, new appointments and expansion into Phase 1B population on hold
Email confirmations aim to simplify the verification process
What does it mean for your operations if you have a positive case? How long will staff need to be out? What other considerations should you address to make sure your workplace is prepared? The CDC has all the guidance you need here.
MCHD is continuing to address misinformation about COVID-19. Not sure if something you've heard is fact or myth? We're here to help! #COVID19 #ProtectandPromoteHealth
WIC participants, please be advised:
We will likely see an increase in testing with the new guidance issued by the Illinois Dept. of Public Health (IDPH). MCHD is dedicated to keeping you updated on COVID-19 in your community.
You've probably been hearing the phrase "social distancing" a lot... Get the facts here!
Have questions about whether or not information about COVID-19 is fact or myth?
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Q: Is wearing rubber gloves while out in the public effective in preventing the new coronavirus infection?
Everyone can help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Call your doctor if you develop symptoms, have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19, or have recently traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID-19. Le...
COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and the CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available. Their website is an excellent resource to get accurate and up-to-date information related to COVID-19 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus...
October 23-29 is Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. Lead poisoning is entirely preventable, yet 250,000 US children have elevated blood-lead levels.
Nine out of 10 Americans do not have the knowledge or skills to make informed healthcare decisions. The 2011 National Health Education Week is dedicated to addressing health literacy.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take your breast health into your heads and learn about early detection methods through free breast health programs available from MCHD.
MCHD will hold flu clinics for both children and adults every Tuesday in October at the health department. Information on times and eligibility available on our flu page.
September 28 is World Rabies Day. Vaccinating pets and staying away from wildlife are vital ways to stop rabies transmission to humans.
Do you know someone who has made a difference in the health of McLean County? If so, take a minute and nominate them for the 2011 Public Health Award.
Congratulations to MCHD's Erin Johnson, who recieved the Opening the Door Red Ribbon Award at the Illinois Department of Public Health HIV/STD Conference for excellence in HIV counseling and care.
The best time to prepare for an emergency is before one hits. Are you prepared? Get a kit. Make a plan. Stay informed. Be involved.
Flu season is just around the corner. The #1 way to prevent the flu is to get a flu shot. The McLean County Health Department has clinics scheduled for elligible individuals.
August 1-7th is World Breastfeeding Week. Learn about all of the resources available to help you and baby successfully breastfeed.
Due to extreme temperatures, Cooling Centers have opened in McLean County.
25% of people with HIV in the US do not know they're infected. Take the test. Take control.
McLean County was recognized with two Director's Awards at the Illinois Public Health Emergency Preparedness Summit.